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Poster: tigerbolt Date: Sep 3, 2007 4:33pm
Forum: open_mind Subject: Senior Citizens Moving to Mexico, Coming Back as Illegals for Benefits

Yuma, AZ - Thousands of American senior citizens have been moving to Mexico, only to sneak back illegally in a scheme to collect benefits.

Seniors such as Ron (not his real name) have fallen through the cracks of the Medicare system and other retirement programs, and have desperately tried to find a solution. This has led them in a journey across the southern US border.

"We couldn't make ends meet," Ron said, "we were cutting corners and trimming back our expenses as much as we could."

"The last straw was when we could not get Medicare Part D. We didn't know what we were going to do. But then we realized there were millions of people who had figured out how to survive in America and were doing quite well. We decided to do what they were doing. My wife and I moved across the border for a week, then crossed back in as illegal aliens. We bought fake identification, and it cost less than $200. Now we get everything we need, no questions asked."


This post was modified by tigerbolt on 2007-09-03 18:05:44

This post was modified by Diana Hamilton on 2007-09-03 23:33:53